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2018 Summer Food Service Program; Meal Machine Schedule Released

Posted June 6, 2018

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 6, 2018) – The summer meal program schedule and sites, along with the Meal Machine schedule, have been released by the Food and Nutrition Services office of Washington County Public Schools (WCPS). WCPS is operating six vehicles in the Meal Machine program this spring and summer, providing free meals for anyone 18 years of age and younger Monday through Friday from June 19 through August 24. Meal Machine times and locations are as follows:

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Children In Need, 131 West North Avenue, Hagerstown
  • 11 – 11:45 a.m. – Cortland Manor Community Building, 12806 Little Elliot Drive, Hagerstown
  • 11:15 a.m. – noon – Elgin Station, 40 Elgin Boulevard, Hagerstown
  • Noon – 1 p.m. – New Lion’s Club Pavilion, 220 Park Road, Hancock
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Noland Village Community Building, 1048 Noland Drive, Hagerstown
  • 12:15 – 1 p.m. – Otterbein United Methodist Church, 108 East Franklin Street, Hagerstown
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Pangborn Park, 591 Pangborn Boulevard, Hagerstown
  • Noon – 1 p.m. – Valley Meadows Townhomes, 11201 Scarlet Oak Drive, Hagerstown

Three school-based sites have been established. Monday through Thursday from June 19 through August 23, breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. and lunch at noon at Bester Elementary and Pangborn Elementary schools. Monday through Thursday from June 25 through August 23, breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. and lunch at noon at Salem Avenue Elementary School. The meals are free at the school sites for any child 18 years of age and younger.

The Salvation Army Kitchen at 541 George Street, Hagerstown will serve as an additional WCPS summer meal site. Children 18 and under can receive one free lunch from WCPS from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. At the Salvation Army site, children 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

Participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. 
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.
Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.